A Morphological Key to Field Crickets of Southeastern United States (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllus)

D. A. Nickle, T. J. Walker

Abstract


Five species of Gryllus occur in southeastern United States: assimilis (Fabricius), firmus Scudder, fultoni (Alexander), ovisopis Walker, and rubens Scudder. They can be identified by head and tegminal color patterns, tooth number and length of stridulatory file, and dimensions and proportions of wings, pronotum, ovipositor, posterior femur, and tympana.

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